This program is accredited for 50 training hrs towards the Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) program by the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine (FL, USA), Chi Institute of Europe (Madrid, Spain), Chi Institute of Australia (Perth, Australia) and Chi Institute Taiwan (Pingtung, Taiwan). It is equivalent to the first two sessions of the regular 5-session Basic Acupuncture program. Students can choose to take either the Small Animal or Equine track. Graduates from this program may continue their study of the remaining 3 sessions at any of the above organizations for the diploma of CVA. To enroll in this course you must be either a license veterinarian or you must have completed at least one year of school at an accredited college of veterinary medicine (CVM) by the start date of the course.